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Accident: 14494454 - Employee Struck By Bridle, Killed By Fall

Accident: 14494454 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/09/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
158013307/11/19841381Baker & Morris Drilling Inc
Employee #1 was preparing to lower the derrick on an oil drilling rig. The 5,000 lb bridle slipped in the traveling block hook and struck Employee #, knocking him off the derrick . He fell approximately 50 ft to the rig floor and suffered multiple injuries, including head trauma. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, maintenance, dismantling, wire rope, work rules, oil well drilling, slip, fall, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1580133 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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